Tchaikovsky: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2; Five Early Pieces

Discover Tchaikovsky on a more intimate scale

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is best known for his orchestral works Рsymphonies, ballets, operas, and concertos. This album highlights some of his finest chamber works for string quartet. String Quartet No. 1 is an absolute masterpiece, and the second movement РAndante cantabile in Bb Рis one of his most moving and emotional passages in any work. (Upon hearing the work, it brought author and Russian national treasure Leo Tolstoy to tears.) A sterling recording of the Shostakovich Quartet in Moscow, who deftly impart these works with all possible sensitivity. These works are sure to thrill. Discover Tchaikovsky on a more intimate scale!